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Localita Sovestro | Borgo di Petrognano, 50021 Barberino Val d'Elsa, Italy
+39 055 8075318
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Bromley, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Booked this restaurant for 50th birthday whilst on holiday very nearby and did not regret. Ate on a Sunday evening could not get in on Saturday) and still relatively busy. Party of 16 was handled in friendly and helpful manner by staff. I had bruchetta starter, which consisted of 4 different types. We all avoided the pasta course as we... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The most beautiful restaurant! We visited here whilst staying in the Borgo Petrognano opposite. The staff are so friendly and helpful but I fell that another staff member would be good as service was slow when the restaurant was busy. The setting is beautiful with a gorgeous garden setting and the tables are decorated beautifully. The cats and dog are... More 

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Chicago, IL
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying across the street and lucky for us, this was a good restaurant because we did not want to travel too far for dinner. We ended up eating there twice, and had some great wine and food. to try something different, I tried the pigeon and it was excellent. We even made friends with the cat.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

This was the nearest restaurant to the villa we stayed in 'Borgo Petrognano' just a 5 minute walk away, the owners and staff are very friendly and the food superb, we visited three times during our stay, the place is large, it has beautiful gardens and a kids area, well worth a visit.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

We had not been to this restaurant for many years. So many of our favourite restaurants in the Chianti area have closed their doors in the last couple of years. We had heard from residents in the area that this restaurant was still in the same family hands and that the quality of the food and the service was still... More 

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United Kingdom
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

If you come in this season, you will immediately notice the wonderful roses everywhere in the restaurant gardens....simply stunning! We had dinner in the small tower which is definitely charming and very cozy. Food is very good and portions are huge. Their antipasto platter is truly big and filling (tempura veggies were a bit salty, othern than that...perfect!) so don't... More 

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Malta
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

The dishes were plated very nicely and looked professional, though parts of the main course which was Pork was still red (raw) in the middle. When we told the waiter he did seem shocked that it was indeed served raw, so he took the dish away... He did offer another dish, though at that point everyone else had already eaten,... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is located deep in Tuscany green hills and it is so relaxing sip a glass of wine outside watching the countryside. The owners are so kind and they greet you feeling you are at home....romantic for couple;perfect for families ( with dedicated space for kids); nice for a lunch with friends...of course food is traditional, well cooked...amazing!

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paris
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

If you are staying there you can eat there one night but if not go around the area for food, you can ask for specials and if they have easonal food

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Exton, Pennsylvania
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

We had last visited three years ago and couldn't wait to return. The menu changed from then since there is now a new owner. We ordered the cheese plate with three jams, which was excellent!! I ordered the beef with radicchio and Rosemary which was also excellent. My wife ordered the Pici ( thick spaghetti) with a beef sauce. Which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Localita Sovestro | Borgo di Petrognano, 50021 Barberino Val d'Elsa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Barberino Val d'Elsa
  • Phone Number: +39 055 8075318

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